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How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

October 16, 2017 - 2:01 PM

U.S. stocks finished slightly higher Monday, extending a record-setting run for the stock market into a sixth straight week. Financial and technology stocks had some of the biggest gains. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. Health care stocks declined the most.

On Monday:

The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 4.47 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,557.64.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 85.24 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 22,956.96.

The Nasdaq composite gained 18.20 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 6,624.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks inched up 0.02 points to 1,502.68.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 318.81 points, or 14.2 per cent.

The Dow is up 3,194.36 points, or 16.2 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 1,240.89 points, or 23.1 per cent.

The Russell 2000 is up 145.55 points, or 10.7 per cent

News from © The Associated Press, 2017
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